Quick Market Stats: Week of 8/8
The US dollar rallied against the euro on Friday, appreciating across the board against most major currencies. The Dollar Index broke out of its 200-day moving average, to finish the week up 3.51%.
All major U.S. Indices ended the week in positive territory, led by a 4.46% gain in the NASDAQ Composite Index. The NASDAQ was led by SanDisk (SNDK) with a 16% gain for the week, followed by a 14% jump in Sears Holding's (SHLD) shares, and a gain of 14% by Lam Research (LRCX).